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Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm EST
student in ocean city will spend five years in prison. he was drunk when he hit 22 year old matthew as he crossed coastal highway on memorial day weekend. he got a 10 year sentence. he got five years probation. his mother says she has forgiven him and hopes he can turn his life around. >>> it's dry. milder than yesterday afternoon. we will be milder tomorrow. take a look, clear skies, overhead, radar b 48 towson, rock hall, below 50, 50 towards the west. they will trade this for the 30s tonight. chilly for the we were suburbs, limits, dropping in to the 30s for tonight. 46 through the evening, cool, a chilly mid night temperature of around 40 degrees in town. 37 waking up to around 60 for tomorrow. while we are at 52 in the city. memphis 70 degrees, could it be beach weather. we will have the seven-day forecast in a little bit. >>> large bus fill with supplies to help families of the hurricane victims. they were delivered to the crab capital of the world. it's hard to forget people in maryland are still struggling with storm damage in their area. we haven't forgotten about chrisfield as w
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
. and the winds are making it feel colder and ellicott city 38. that is feeling like we're in the low 30s. the winds will kick up throughout the day. windy by 3:00 but more sun coming in. hopefully it will warm up. cold, brutal out there. >> we're dealing with the effects of the massive water main break. north charles street shut down from penn station and 20th. closed between maryland avenue. route 32. it will be slow up to 175. if you are using the beltway this morning and take a look at the northwest side here at cold court road. traffic is moving along. no delays as you head to route 40. as we pull up. if you arizing it to get downtown. no problems to report. it will be an easy ride from the beltway to fayette street. back to you. >>> workers will be back at it where they are repairing the water main break. >> the break at north charles and 20th streets have flood streets, homes and businesses. and linda so is there with a report. you said this morning that some areas have running water into the streets? >> reporter: yes. the water is flowing. i have some new information i spoke with
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 4:55am EST
, traffic is moving along, no delays in to the city, and if you are using 95, downtown, here is what it looks like 395, no problems to report. no delays through the fort mc henry, harbor going to be in great shape. you are looking now at the abc time save traffic drive times, 695, no problems to report, 95 up to 83. that takes you 11 minutes. normal conditions, on the west side, 11 minute ride as well on the outer loop, 795, down to 95. >>> here are the stories we are working on for you for good morning maryland, coming up at 5:00. >> retired state trooper jumps in to action when a man pulse pulls a gun at a store. >>> a arizona woman is furious about president obama being ree legislated and takes it -- re- elected and takes it out on her husband, she put him in the hospital. those stories and more coming up. >>> consumer news, retailers are pushing to get customers out to shop on thanksgiving day happy. the move l;up sets customers an clerks. they plan to open as early as 8:00 on thanksgiving night, on change dot original a employee started a petition to save thanksgiving for fami
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Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
. good morning. >>> definitely crank that heat in the car and turn on the seat warmers. in baltimore city repairs still underway to fix two water main breaks. one in the bark lee neighborhood. and the other is in mount vernon, now madison street now open and you can take that down and make a left on to gillford but expect lane blockages andstick with 83 or calvert street as the alternate routes. a live look outside here 95 at 395 traffic moving along there are no delays through the fort mchenry tunnel. this is what 695 looks like the parkville at harford road. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> there's a rising debate in maryland right now over the use of marijuana. >> yeah it's illegal the use right now and some people say it should be made available for people with needs for medical purposes. >> abc2 news' sherrie johnson takes a look at where the law stands now and where it could go. >> reporter: unless in about two months the 2013 legislative session begins and there will be a push by some to legalize medical marijuana. supporters are hop
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Nov 8, 2012 4:55am EST
. the leader will be the keynote speaker during a rally at city hall. and join the concerned members and to talk about youth civil rights in the city of baltimore. the main issue is the money being allocated to build a new jail for youth charged as adults. >>> what does it mean for baltimore and the planned casino. and executives will answer that question. and more this afternoon. the group meets at monaco. >>> and discussing kidnappings. baltimore new commissioner and the county's chief james johnson will talk about the joint investigation. two men have been arrested as a result. >>> baltimore county is holding a health fair this is for children this evening. it is happening at lock raven. so the fair features mental health services and resources for families. a panel will discuss bullying and take questions on the topic. >>> jermaine jackson asked the courts to let him change his name. he wants to be jermaine jackson but he wants it spelled jacksun on the end. the older brother wants to switch for artistic reasons. a hearing is set for february. he is looking on the sunny side of l
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Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
injurytaken to hospital. the driver was later caught but name has not been released. >>> city says 12 employees should be fired for selling thousands in scrap metal. department of transportation says, 12 people sold more than $58,000 worth of scrap metal in 5 months they are recommended for termination. three supervisors have been suspended the city will set up a new position to track down fraud like this in city agencies. >>> we know more about the vote of know confidence against the city school's police chief. they are worried the way marshall goodwin leads the department they don't think he does enough to control crime in schools. this should really matter to parents. >> not something to take lightly. when you see him, generally it means, in police world, that really they had nothing left to lose. they just have to do something. >> school administrators would not comment but the man who negotiates, says the vote has the two sides talking. >>> there are child pornography charges against a hartford county man. cyber police tracked his online activity to his parents forestville home.
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:30am EST
are using 95 and white marsh no delays from the beltway all the way into the city. >>> sentencing for the man who killed a towson student. he took a plea deal in september. the 22-year-old matt chesswick was crossing the street when he was hit. the driver was charged with manslaughter. he will be sentenced today. >>> the army private accused of leaking government documents to wiki leaks will plead guilty for a lesser charge. it was offered during a hearing. even if the court accepts the offer, he could still receive life in prison. he has chosen to be tried by a military judge not a jury. >>> aaa reports one out of 7 licensed drivers between 16 and 24 have admitted to falling asleep behind the wheel. and it found the drivers are more likely to be involved in cruisie driving crashes. aaa wants to press the issue since next week is drowsy driving prevention week. >>> i am wearing a special tie that was designed by mya harris and lost her battle with cystic fibrosis. >> while she was there, she loved to draw. >> one was put on a tie as part of the collection of miracle ties. we're li
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:30am EST
to slow down. we're dealing with a massive water main break in baltimore city. all the details coming up. [ knock on door ] cool. you found it. wow. nice place. yeah. [ chuckles ] the family thinks i'm out shipping these. smooth move. you used priority mail flat rate boxes. if it fits, it ships for a low, flat rate. paid for postage online and arranged a free pickup. and i'm gonna track them online, too. nice. between those boxes and this place, i'm totally staying sane this year. do i smell snickerdoodles? maybe. [ timer dings ] got to go. priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. only from the postal service. >>> good morning. >> this is your news to go. >>> it sounds like a broken record. another water main break in baltimore city and more time to clean up. >> we have seen so many of these. but this is huge. and linda so is live at the scene of the break. linda, people have not crossed the street in some areas it is so bad. pgh >> reporter: you are going to see a lot of yellow tape. can you see that the water is in the street and the bge crews and we're told they
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
is live with what is in store throughout baltimore city and our community. >> reporter: my dad served 26 years in the air force and myenterer pilot in the air force. today is a day to say thank you to them and veterans and those serving. later on this morning a number of people will gather here at mount vernon square for the annual veterans day march and ceremony. it's a time not just a time off work but a time to come together and salute the folks that are doing so much for our country. now this all starts at about 9:00 this morning right here at mount vernon square where it will wind its way downtown. baltimore mayor stephanie rawlings blake will be on hand for this event. she will lead a march of dignitaries veterans and military personnel down charles street from the washington monument to the actual ceremony. there will be a formal ceremony at war memorial plaza and a number of streets will be closed this morning because of that parade starting at 7 a.m. now they have asked people to have their cars moved fret streets at 6 a.m. but the closures are at 7 a.m. and lauren cook will hav
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Nov 8, 2012 2:35am EST
'easter. it is rolling out and weakening. this morning we will see conditions improve, new york city down through pennsylvania. storms over in the mid-atlantic. sunshine for the day in fact. dealing with snowfall. massachusetts on northward. inland, in maine, then rain stays steady and heavy along the coast in maine down on through the cape cod area. still strong gusty wind to deal with too. as far as storm, accumulation goes. heavy snow through wednesday, in connecticut. most of that ended. by the time it is done. a foot. a wide swath extend through maine. by the coast, watch the change over to mixed precipitation. and then plain rainfall. now it is chilly here once again. across the region, many spots in and around the freezing point. changes ahead, thankfully. see warmer air move in as we head through tt end of the end weekend. moving south and west. rob, paula. back to you. >>> sentencing day for the man behind the tucson shooting rampage that almost killed then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gifford and husband, mark kelly, will be in court as jared loughner faces life behind bars. kelly
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
shop. >>> a dropoff at daycare in the morning in baltimore city turns into a car theft with the 7-year-old still in the car and why police need your help. >> 11 victims as young as 17. two men charged with robbery, sexual assault and kidnapping. >>> we know -- what a study shows that teens are doing behind that wheel that's dangerous. >>> a dad dropping off his child at daycare. when he goes back to his car it's gone along with a child, a 7-year-old boy. >> don harrison has been break the news story. he spoke stot own are where it all went done. >> would never in my wildest dreams would think this would happen. >> reporter: she watched it happen in front of her daycare on fairview avenue. >> this was heartbreak. >> reporter: a father was dropping off his child at the children are a blessing from above daycare. he left the car running with his 7-year-old outside. he came back and his car and son were gone. he found his son not far away. he lives in the neighborhood and was shocked to hear what happened, but not surprised. >> the neighborhood has changed just a tad bit in the 10 yea
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
years new york city is rationing gas. it could last several weeks. starting this morning the odd- even plate system will go into effect in new york city. and people with odd numbered licenses get on odd days. it is theme it will ease demand and get rid of the long lines. and new jersey implemented the same system next week. >>> the mess that's been left behind by sandy, we forget about the people here in maryland who are struggling because we saw some damage, too. >> and today we can help the people. we have more about how can you lend a helping hand. >> reporter: yes, we are here live in front of the aquarium where they are entouringed to drop off donations. and there will be a bus here and they want people to fill it with donations. and it is called the crab capital of the world. and toys. portable heaters. supplies and tools. officials from golden rain transportation will deliver them to the families. can you drop off your items here in front of the national aquarium from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. here. the goal is to help people get on their feet. live from downtown baltimore, sherrie john
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
is released. >>> three out of four members of the school police union in baltimore city have no confidence in their chief, no vote was taken last month, many of the types of votes have everything to do with paying benefits this doesn't. the union's labor negotiators say they have everything to do with how the department is run. >> that's not something to take lightly. when you see them, they are generally -- means in the police world that really had nothing left to lose. they just have to do something. >> specifics of the complaint are held close to the vest. the administration had no comment. both expected to meet this month. >>> continuing our coverage of the water main break on charles street, a chunk of the street is shut down. north avenue, westbound, re- opened, people living in the area have water in they homes knocks estimate on when the main will be fully repaired. crews will be working and the clock in the coming days to fix it. >> i mean, our plan is to get this done as quickly as possible and knowing full well this is a major throughway for the loaders. we will be whacking arou
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm EST
big changes come into the city. take a look at the shots downtown. it is a beautiful evening out there. temperatures slowly falling back into the 50s. at the present moment 59 degrees. again, subtle changes over the next few hours as we see the temperatures drop into the middle 50s. midnight hour 48 degrees with fog developing. mostly sunny skies at 46. how about the changes? it's mild over the eastern their. look how chilly it is in des moines. 31 degrees. can you find the front that's coming in our direction, and it's going to knock the temperatures down a big way. we'll talk about that coming up. >>> six veterans were laid to rest after serving their country after they died. they donated their bodies to research. they served in the army, navy, merchant marines and air force. >>> a piece of baltimore history is again waving proudly. domino sugar has restored the giant american flag that once flew over the refinery. the pole was knocked down in a storm 25 years ago. it was served raised when domino sugar opened. >>> a president laid a wreath at the time of the unknown soldier and prai
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Nov 9, 2012 4:55am EST
. no problems now getting into the city. everything traveling through the tunnel and the harbor tunnel. and the abc drive times, you notice the beltway will be in great shape. and the outer loop. the west side nice and clear. 11 minutes on the outer loop down to 95. >>> and wearing helmets and carrying axes, group of thieves make a heist in a mall. >>> we'll show you how they got in and got out with so many valuables. >>> a brazen dog nabber makes off with puppies. it is caught on camera. why the store owner is worried about the puppies. >>> you may have heard of the story of the boy who took a home pregnancy test and was diagnosed with cancer. experts say that the home pregnancy tests can detect some types of cancer in men. the tests work by detecting a hormone. that is produced by the sells of a woman's placenta. >>> a program has kids sticking around after class all in the name of wellness. the cardiocool kids has been doing the jab and the plank. they are part of the work out they love. it travels to schools, churchs and centers. officials say the programed as to what the students
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
wife for 37 years. >>> three quarters of the officers in the baltimore city school police force have no confidence in their chief. >> that may seem like inside baseball. members of the union say it's anything but. this affects you if you have a student in city school. >> votes of no confidence in a leaderrer are labor dispute mostly, this one isn't. some say makes it as unique as it is concerning. the vote was taken last month by the members of the baltimore school police union. 84 officers of 110 have no confidence in the school police chief, marshal goodwin. >> it's not something to take lightly. they are generally -- it means in the police world that there is nothing left to lose. >> reporter: gary is the labor negotiator for the police union. he citizen votes of no confidence are last resort involve a beef about pay or ben fis. this is not the case here. this union got a new contract last year and a good one. >> it's about working conditions and communication with management. that's something that should concern the public. >> reporter: both sides have not pub luckily spoken
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 5:30pm EST
in downtown baltimore, christian schaffer. >>> yet another water main break in the city today and work continues on the broken mane on north charles. the latest ask on madison, right in mt. vernon. aging infrastructure led to it. >>> more fallout between david petraeus and paula broadwell. s ptz could be prosecuted -- petraeus could be prosecuted for adult ri. >>> customers at monarch medspa may not get a de-- refund. the company said it does not have the financial ability to give refunds. monarch is telling them they can go to other facilities but the two closest are in delaware and pennsylvania. >> a very warm dpairks temperatures pushing 70 including here in baltimore, 69. 72 in easton. the wind gusts are at 20, so a breezy night, giving an indication of a change in the wind. cold november rain rolling in out of the west, will be dousing maryland making for a wet morning commute. showers by midnight, rain and wind as you wake up early tomorrow morning. we'll talk about how fast this gets out of here. it's a wild ride coming up. >> sunday at the race track turned into a ring site sea
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
on the outer loop from 795, down to 95, over to you. >>> a baltimore city police officer has been suspended over allegations of sexual misconduct. >> sherrie johnson is live at police headquarters with more on the developing case. >> we are here life at police headquarters where the new police commissioner held a news conference to talk about the alleged misconduct of a police officer. this is 39 year old officer elliot simon, he worked out of the north western district on reisterstown road, he has been with the department for 13 years and now facing possible criminal charges, in connection with an incident involving an 18 year old woman, commissioner bats used the term sexual misconduct in the news conference and said the crime occurred while officer simon was on duty and could indicate that the 18 year old woman had been detained by officer simon. the city state's attorney's office started to look in to the case to decide whether or not to file criminal charges. >> over the weekend, the investigation, received a complaint of sexual miscon duck between an 18-year-old female and on duty bal
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Nov 13, 2012 6:30am EST
involving a 13 year city police veteran and 18-year-old woman. >> sherrie johnson is live at police headquarters with more on the story. >> city police commissioner anthony bats was sworn in last week and already he is in investigating a officer misconduct case. this has to do with 39-year-old officer elliot simon, he worked out of the north western district, he has been with the department for 13 years. now he is facing possible criminal charges in connection with an incident involving an 18 year old woman. commissioner bats used the testimony sexual misconduct in a news conference and said the crime occurred while officer simon was on duty. it could indicate that the 18- year-old woman had been detained by the officer when some kind of sex act happened. police would not confirm that, the city state's attorneys office started to look in to the case to decide whether criminal charges should be filed. >> i have no tolerance for officers that violate the public trust. >>> the agency will most host a conference, on the military vee rans jailed. back in 2002 the department of justice re
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
of questions around a parent arrested for walking into a baltimore city school on thursday, carrying a concealed weapon. police say the unlicensed cap driver spotted a gun that fell to the ground as the man got out of the cab outside the academy for college and career. when rodney parker pick ited up, put it inside his pocket and walked in to the building the hack waved down a police officer and they secured the gun. parker was apparently there to attend a parent teacher conference. he now faces a pair of gun charges. >>> and new information tonight an a triple shoot that killed two brothers. police released their names tonight. allen and darion horton along with a family member were shot tuesday night. police say this was a home invasion so tonight they are look for more than one suspect. if you think you can help with a tip call city homicide right now. >>> and another popular energy drink is being investigated by the fda as a possible factor in several deaths. >> monster was linked to five deaths, now five hour will also be investigated. officials say it may have been at least a
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
of the entire city of venice under water. tourists and residents battling high seas almost waist high. the most famous landmark impacted right now. >> crews are in it! >> road rage, a massive fight breaks out at the races after a battle on the track. watch this, nascar legend jeff gordon deliberately rams right into a k3e9er. the drivers running after each other, breaking into a fist fight. >>> and good morning on this veterans day. robin is recover, of course, her father, one of the many veterans who served this country for so long. welcome back. >> thank you very much. >>> late friday, cia director david petraeus forced to resign after the fbi discovered his affair with paula broadwell. lots of questions of what the fbi did with the information. >>> and we have a major medical headline this morning. could there be a connection between getting the flu or fever during pregnancy and the chances of getting autism. dr. besser is here to break down the new study for us. >>> and justin bieber and selena gomez reportedly have split. we have the new details over the weekend on what could have led to t
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
york city, are closed. have run dry. it's being called an unprecedented gas crisis in the city. >>> also, we have gabby giffords' story. she came face-to-face with the man who shot her in court yesterday. her husband said he may have put a bullet in her head. but he can't dent her spirit. we're going to hear from astronaut mark kelly about his former congresswoman wife. >>> the big announcement for walmart that is shaking up holiday shopping. black friday, starting earlier than ever. it's now moving to thursday, on thanksgiving. don't blame the messenger. >> that does not look fun. >> that's not exactly how you want to spend that wonderful, family day. >> all right, folks. >>> let's get right to the escalating gas crisis in the northeast. widespread rationing is expanding to include new york city and long island. abc's john muller is at a gas station right here in manhattan, where the lines have been extraordinarily long. good morning to you, john. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. and they still are long. take a look. they stretch for blocks. they are long. they are intens
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 2:00pm EST
's giveaway in some cities. so we're tacking on an extra day to our giveaway. >> yep. adding an extra day and another ipad. we'll be doing this thing all the way through thanksgiving day. >> we're showing a little extra love, right, steven? >> right. in a bit, telling you monday's buzzword and how to enter. >> remember, you have to be 18 years or older to enter our giveaway. >> stand by for monday's buzzword and good luck, everybody. >>> ladies, take you on a little visual tour of this bridge. translation, the old bridge in bosnia herzegovina. the thing was built in the early 16th century. the bridge you're seeing is not the original. it stood for 427 year, stood through world war i, through world war ii, but in 1993, destroyed in the croat/bosnia war. gunshots, you can see the town was torn apart, including this bridge, but they rebuilt it and's in 2004 it was reopened. huge his tore irk many significance in that city, because as a rite of passage, young men jump off this bridge. it's a tradition. in 1968 they create add formal competition for these divers, but check them out. >> oh, wow
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Nov 14, 2012 4:55am EST
. what happened in this fight between a driver and a passenger. >>> and ocean city's iconic fishing pier no more than a pile of wood after sandy. what the mayor is giving to bring that pier back to life for tourists. those stories coming up on this wednesday, november 14th. good morning, maryland, i'm charley crowson. megan is off today. >>> we begin with the check of the forecast where things are still cold out there. lynette, you called it. >> yes. and it's going to stay cold, charley. so don't think that we are going to start that warmup, not this week, maybe the week after that and also we'll have some rain towards the end. but as of now just enjoy the sunshine that we will be receiving once that sun comes up. but in the meantime you're heading out the door this morning, getting you out there, make sure you have the heavy coat. you can see that temperature in davidsonville, i'm not hiding it from you this morning, 33 degrees there. 31 degrees in ellicott city. we're below freezing across the area. woke up to some patchy frost in a lot of spots this morning. and look at iamsville and
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
will be clear heading into the city. as we check in and take a live look here outside on 95 and white marsh, traffic moving right along. no delays heading into the city and if you are using the beltway. parkville no problems to report here at harford road. normal conditions 11 minute to travel the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. and oh on the west side of the beltway no problems to report. nine minute from the outer loop from 795 down do 70. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> he was so close to graduating high school. so ready to pursue his creams but a crash in -- dreams but a crash in carol county ended the 17-year-old's life. >> linda not just the community, school too correct? >> reporter: michael mcverry was a senior at westminster high school. so thunderstorm night, the -- tomorrow night the varsity football team will dedicate the game to his family when they play in the regional finals. police say alcohol or drugs were not a factor in the crash that killed the 17-year-old tuesday night. it happened on deer park road in carol cou
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Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
commute. more straight ahead. >>> the barclay break. >> the waiter main break sent sit water on city have streets. jeff hager joins us from the area that was hit the hardest. jeff, what do you have for us? >> the simple answers is that there have been no repairs thus far. the first order of business is to actually shut down the water from that five foot main. you're gonna see we have the water flowing pretty freely, the water running down hill on north charles street all the way to north avenue. we understand that work has been suspended for the night because othe winds and the rain coming down. it appears it may take some time to get this area back to normal. >> reporter: had-heavy machinery claws at the earth where a massive water main dating back to the 20s has now sent torrents of water streaming. >> we have most of the water shut down. it's a situation of turning a few more valves. you can't just turn it on and off. some people may see a bit of cloudiness. >> in the near by senior apartments, when residents like this, check their faucets that cloudy water looked like a mudslide. >> l
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Nov 7, 2012 11:35pm EST
of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, as the happy obama family flew back to washington today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: what happened yesterday's simple, really, and profound and reflected in all those faces in the crowds last night at obama and romney headquarters. the american e
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
a run through the city or wherever you live, definitely we're feeling warmer today because that sunshine really can make a big, big difference. so you some of the weather in motion, from charm city run. busy day traffic run as always on a week delay but the sunshine was nice. dundalk gorgeous shot of the bay bridge. still fall foliage. kent island as we shift the camera around over the bay, bright and sunny. how's that for a finish? temperatures around 50, 47 or so across the central portion of the state. they're digging out leftover snow into central new jersey. they're in the 40s. winds from the north and west. we had a weather woe today. it will stay gusty for another few hours. as you head out the door, you will see some breezy conditions. if you're driving a high profile vehicle, you'll probably get ponder around. take an extra tight grip. nice clearing conditions across the state. what's left of our nor'easter now headed out to sea impacting northern new england. the good news for us is this, quiet weather pattern. clear skies, high pressure building in. we're going to shift in the
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Nov 8, 2012 11:35pm EST
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 8th, 2012. >> good evening, i'll bill weir. well, today in arizona, a 77-year-old man took his first free breath in 38 years. of course, people leave prison every day in this country, but what makes this moment extraordinary are the twists and turns that preceded it. the double homicide, the exwife's accusations, the desperate decades spent trying to prove innocence. abc's dan harris has been following this story for years, and brings us the very latest in this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: you are looking at bill macumber's first breaths of freedom, after serving 38 years for a double murder he says he did not commit. >> big day, family day. >> reporter: this scene, the culmination of an astonishingly nasty fight between macumber and two powerful women. his ex-wife and also the governor of arizona. late today, at his first news conference, macumber cried when talking about the lawyers who fought to get him out. >> excuse me, excuse the emotion, but -- i'm here because of all these people. so -- i woul
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
fashion.com lets shoppers browse in some of the most fashionable cities. if they like what they see, they can purchase it a few clicks of the mouse. those are the tech bites. >>> sandy and a storm delivered a 1-2 punch. >> a lot of people feeling like they cannot get a break. >> some areas have a foot of snow and outages stretch from delaware to maine. and here is ed payne. >> reporter: gas rationing starts today for drivers in new york city and long island who spent hours waiting to gas up. the mayor said the move is designed to ease the fuel crunch. the shortages could last for a few weeks. >> the best way to cut down on the lines and stay open long her and reduce the potential -- longer and reduce the potential for disorder is alternate the days that can you get gas. >> reporter: it piled on misery for those who were reeling from sandy. it could have been worse. >> believe it or not the snow is helpful because it was not rain. it helped on the flooding side. secondary, the winds were not as severe as they predicted. >> reporter: a volunteer traveled from louisiana to the northeas
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Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
based restaurant will offer complimentary sandwiches to those who served. charm city cakes will have a ceremony to unveil a cake replicating the iconic scene of u.s. marines raising the flag during the battle of iwo jima. >>> to new york city where people spent the weekend honoring veterans. this is manhattan for the annual veterans parade. this year's event not only paid tribute to the military but organizers promoted it as rally for sandy victims as well. volunteers at the parade collected winter coats for those in need and nearly two weeks after the storm. >>> president obama also paid tribute to men and women who served our country. the president and first lady spent the morning at arlington national cemetery. he laid a wreath on the tomb of the enknown soldier. president o-- unknown soldier. he praise consider -- president obama praised military personnel and their family for sacrifices and say armed forces deserve more than a single day of commemoration. most of us know somebody who served in the armed forces so abc2 news is saluting veterans and we want to know who you are hon
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Nov 12, 2012 5:30am EST
the country and we have a live report on how the city of baltimore is honoring the men and women who have sookry -- sacrificed so much. we have details on this monday morning. thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. weekend was perfect weather wise great for the game and getting out with the family and hope awed chance to enjoy it. we have to keep it going. >> it's monday and many of you have the day off let's go over to lynette charles to find out what today is going to belike. >> not looking too bad. we will feel good with the temperatures above average. we have wed weather work its way in here. veterans day looks to be like another dry day on tap and we can see on maryland's most powerful radar we have all five sweex scanning the skies and not a lot to scan as of now but change is in the forecast. right now you are stepping out the door in catonsville at 48 degrees. we are seeing more of the same in ellicott city this morning. millersville at 43 and those winds will be out of the south today boosting the temperatures. we are dealing with a little bit of patc
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
could date back to the 1800's. the latest break is a recent example of how the city is ramping it up from five mile has year to 40. >> we're below five mile has year. over the next year we go to 20, 25, 30, 35, 40. >> reporter: now the cost will come out of your rising water bills but they are repairs that dpw said need to happen. the new pipe has been delivered here in mt. vernon while crews inspect and remove the damaged ones. reporting live in mt. vern no brian kuebler, abc2 news. >> public works are working on a break that's causing low water pressure in the ear. day classes had to be cans selled. >> work is still being dong on that huge water main break that shut down businesses for more than a day. it broke last wednesday at east 20th and north charles street. >> for the best ways to get around all these water main breaks, log on to abc2news.com/traffic. you can look at the live traffics, alternate routes. lauren cook will be tracking the details of your commute tomorrow on good morning maryland starting at 4:30. >>> well, the son does not -- sun does not stay up that long. 71
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Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
on the story. >> reporter: baltimore city's new police commissioner held a news conference. he is only in office a week and is dealing with a serious allegation of misconduct. the officer worked out of the northwestern district. he has been identified as elliott simon, 39 years old, who has been with the department 13 years. he is facing possible criminal charges in connection with an incident involving a young woman. >> over the weekend, detectives from the baltimore police special investigation section received a complaint of alleged sexual misconduct between an 18 year old female and on-dutiy baltimore police department officer. >> they are releasing his name because he is being investigated for what would be a felony. he has been suspended without pay. the age, 18, indicates the charge is not statutory rape. they used the term statutory misconduct and it occurred while he was on duty could indicate that the 18 year old had been detained by the officer when some kind of sex act occurred. police would not confirm that? >> reporter: tonight, the city state's attorney office is looking
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Nov 13, 2012 5:30am EST
that. the city state's attorney's office started to look in to the case to decide whether criminal charges should be filed. >> i have no tolerance for misconduct or officers that violate the public trust. >> reporter: the officer is being investigated for a crime that could be a felony. he has been suspended without pay. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> rescuers back out trying to safe two snowboarders stuck on top of a mountain. they spent two nights in washington state. snow boarding on sunday when a storm brought in a heavy snow. they got lost and called 911. rescuers had a hard time searching for the boys because of the poor conditions. they are staying in touch and say they are in good condition so far. >>> black friday is no longer on friday, to get a leg up, some stores are opening thanksgiving day. >> target is opening at 9:00 p.m. next thursday, something to keep in mind. employees are not happy at all. they start odd a petition to stop target from cutting in to family time. the retailer opened midnight on thanksgiving and experts say the stores are supply and demand. ohs
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Nov 13, 2012 2:30pm EST
on a large train like this one. locomotives are pulling 41 refrigerated cars to new york city loaded with about a half million gallons of orange juice. the train -- this video is a really awesome time lap of that over 1200 mile journey. the train starrestarts in brade florida, through the trees and low-lying areas into towns and cities. >> this is from the conductor's point of view. >> yep. normally takes about 48 hours. in this video, about 20 two minutes. >> i love this guy. he stops, cleans off the lens of the camera, train keeps going and eventually makes his way into jersey city, new jersey. the amount of orange juice they're carrying on the train is enough to give every new yorker one glass of juice. >> how sweet. >> a lot of orange juice. >> and it's cold and flu season. good to get the vitamin c. >>> that's it for our show. thanks for spending time with us and we'll see you tomorrow, everybody.
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Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm EST
on the football field late in the day. ellicott city, a nice looking ?e. school visit at appleton, talking to the fifth graders. they had some good questions and we talked about the effects of superstorm sandy. winds from the north will cope the chill factor on. it's already feeling like 30s in hagerstown, dulles and, dover and patuxent rirch -- river. we're still below freeze bilge daybreak in bel air, baltimore, chester town, et cetera. we struggle to get out of the 40s. mainly we'll see additional included cover, no rain. it will help keep temperatures down. by tomorrow night we're back in the 20s and low 30s. it will be two frosty nights in a row. cloudy. absolutely, it will be cloudy. clear for the moment bit high thin clouds rolling in out of the west. that will be our story. we'll hold temperatures down slightly. the core of the coldest air right over the mid-atlantic states will drift north and still somewhat chilly because of a mix of sun and clouds. as we go general electric beyond -- go beyond it we will moderate. we're watching a coastal storm off south carolina. generating ext
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
: in a city that's witnessed decades of gun violence many say they feel the schools safe havens and this incident should prompt administrators to review policies to ensure they stay that way. >> i don't feel like as a parent i should need to be checked but if you are going to have parents bringing in guns, then maybe we do need to have somebody checking at the door. >> there is no use for weapons like that. violence needs to come down. there is no reason people should be walking around with guns. >> reporter: in hampden. >> parker faces a pair of charges. >> update on the breaks news story. an edgewater man in custody. >> he is a accused of abuse several children. roosevelt is here with more on this case's connection to one of hollywood's best known. >> reporter: john farrow turned himself into police, accused of abusing two boyes. he is the older brother of mia farrow. he is a accused of preforming sex acts on the boys in his house. police say the boys were assaulted over a period of years. >> through the investigation it was determined that these were several incidents i
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Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
flooded over a span of 5 blocks. and old and the city says the breaks can not be avoided because of how hold the infrastructure is. they were stuck and businesses flooded and people had to deal with the dirty water because of the work being done. commuters should not be detoured. >> if you are coming into the area and heading east and west, you want to go far afield and take 25th street. stop here and cross net royal east and west. the further are you away. maryland avenue will be packed tomorrow and st. paul. move further away. can you get through. >> at this point they're not sure how long it will take before the streets get back to normal. there is water flowing and lots of repairs to be done. the crews will be done. they suspended the work because they were afraid of striking gas lines. do not try to drive through the area, you will see a lot of yellow tape. and heading down this way 5 blocks is up is penn station. the roads are detoured so you want to make sure to avoid the area. >> this is not the first time they dealt with no water or breaks. >> this stems from the aging infrastr
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Nov 9, 2012 2:35am EST
city police were forced to close penn station because of overcrowd offing. >> i want to go home. looks like mother nature hates us. >> reporter: the snowfall forced people in new jersey living in low-lying areas to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island which was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? we are human beings. >> it is another flood. another disaster we don't need at this time. and, you know, everybody is devastated. they don't know, if they're coming or going. >> reporter: mayor michael bloomberg says only 25% of new york city's gas stations are open that's why he is starting a gas rationing program based on the last number of people's license plates. matt kozar, abc news, new york. >> thanks to matt for the report. a new development this morning in the case of the tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup. an initial dna test showed that lois goodman's dna was not on the cup in their home where her husband died. goodman's attorney says it bolsters the claim that allen good
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
practice and ellicott city, our lady of per pet chewal health. the corsetling in over maryland. our wind chill down to the 30s statewide. as we go into the daybreak hours we'll be below freezing north and northeast of washington. we look for temperatures to drop sharply. now we'll be back in the 40s tomorrow, upper 40s. these numbers may be low and back below freezing tomorrow night. we could find 20s toward harford county. quiet weather, clear but a few clouds. these are not rain makers. the reverse of that tomorrow, a little bit of cloud cover. that could hold temperatures down. we struggle to get to 50 once again. this cold air core will float further north but still be chilly. as we go into friday it will slide further out. air temperatures will moderate back into the 50s. we'll watch the coastal s all projections bringing it out to sea. it could mean breezy weather. clear. dress warm for that morning commute. make sure the kids are warm. 48, sunny crisp conditions. as we look to friday an improvement. mild weather through early sunday. sunday night into monday a disturbance likely t
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
neighborhood. the swamp buried cars in daly city up to the wheel wells. >>> jesse jackson jr. has left the mayo clinic for the second time. he is being investigated for allegedly misusing campaign funds. >>> finally, imagine if something could make a man more faithful. stop the straying and wandering eye. scientists say a hormone called oxytocin may do just that. researchers found when men in monogamous relationships were given the hormone, they kept their distance from women thought to be attractive. staying about six inches further away, compared to men who didn't get the hormone. george, don't look at me that way. >> you take it daily or as needed? >> how do you find oxytocin or whatever it is? >> i'll have that for you in a moment. >> wow. okay. josh, thanks very much. >>> now, to our exclusive interview with paul ryan. mitt romney's running mate was sent back to congress instead of the white house last week. and he sat down with jon karl to talk about handling the loss and how he and the gop can pick up the pieces. >> reporter: the president wins 300 some electoral votes. every battlegroun
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Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
with sam champion. hey, sam. >> last night, four to six inches of snow in new york city. as the temperatures come up this morning, roads in midtown are already clear. but what a storm. 50-mile-per-hour to 70-mile-per-hour winds. 13 inches of snow coming from this thing. look at the top performers. these are the areas that picked up the most snow. a quick look at the live shot from foxborough, massachusetts. here's the top performers collecting 13 inches, the highest total we could find. and certainly, the numbers step down from there. with that snow total, central park, 4.7 officially. that makes it the sixth snowiest on record just with that snowstorm. take a look at where that snow seemed to be deposited, just inland. that top new jersey total is just about 30 miles, 15 to 30 miles off the shoreline of new jersey. inland areas really collecting the snow. the big concern was what was going to happen to the areas that had just been pounded by one storm and then get pounded by another? our ginger zee is standing there on the jersey shore. good morning, ginger. >> reporter
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Nov 9, 2012 2:30pm EST
favorite city in the world, san francisco. this video was uploaded by recommending ton europe. recommend ming ton is a maker of fine razor products. they did send mccaskill to san francisco. >> i thought i had different ways to view a city. >> he's a street trials writer. they sent him t san francico ow how p precise and controlled he has like the remmington shaver. >> and a beautiful city to put this guy in. >> yes. i wish i were eating rice-a-roni on a street car right now. >> me too! >> so here you see danny going down the street, the hills. he's riding over the trolly tracks, but he does some really cool stuff also. >> whoa! >> he flies over some of these hills. >> he makes it look easy but i've walked on these and it's not. >> and they comparing danny's amazing skills to the skills of their products. >>> this is really cool. way to go, danny. way to go remmington for picking such an awesome city. >> right. >>> that's it for "right this minute." thanks for joining us. we'll see you oh! green mountain coffee! how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
lake city. up to 48 inches in the utah mountains. and in kansas, some 50 reports this sunday of severe weather in the plains. these tomorrows in kansas, all apart of it. abc meteorologist ginger zee tracking it all. >> reporter: indianapolis had a record high yesterday of 69, today, in the upper 20s. that's what we're looking at. that's why we have weather potential. this is the area what has to be rn canned. >> and holiday tomorrow, but for anyone heading out? >> reporter: big changes coming. that's what that cold front does. it's going to continue. look at the temperatures. 65 for new york city, beautiful day. washington, d.c., 66. but chicago, 70 today, tomorrow, only 39. >> tale of two countries tonight. ginger, thank you. >>> as i mentioned, it is veteran's day, tomorrow will be the national observance. at arlington national cemetery, president obama and the first lady took part in the time honored tradition, laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown. tonight here, so many tributes catching our eye. here are two of them. army veteran ehredt has been running a marathon every day n
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
. unfortunately season only going to get worse. we are dealing with two water main breaks still in baltimore city, in mount vernon, it's still going to have an impact on all the madison street, but it has reopened. you are actually able to make a left and get downtown on guilford. as the morning rush does progress, you will want to anticipate delays. use 83. this is a look at the scene yesterday. you can see a lot of work under way. they made significant progress, all of the water had been restored to residents and businesses in the mount vernon neighborhood. but no word yet on when the 30- inch main will be repaired. it could take quite a while. about a mile away from this scene we're still dealing with last week's massive water main break. it continues to shut down north charles street. that's going to be right between north avenue and 21st street. your best alternate routes are 83 and calvert street. you're taking a live look downtown right now at 95 at 395. traffic moving right along. there are no delays through the fort mchenry tunnel or the harbor tunnel. and if you are using the 695 here i
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Nov 15, 2012 4:55am EST
, linda so, abc2 news. >>> this morning, three days, three baltimore city police officers suspended. the latest is for allegations of sexual abuse. roberto santiago won't be in uniform because of an investigation in harford county. he was suspended by city police back in june when he was accused of assaulting a neighbor. the one thing we don't right now is if officer santiago on suspension from that case or came back and was suspended again. >>> a professor at morgan state is in trouble for fraudulently getting grants. he received $200,000 in funding for a highway project. prosecutors say that he falsely claimed on the application that a company he headed up would work on that project and had eight employees. he says that he would take time off from teaching at morgan state to work on the project. he's accused of using the monies to pay personal expenses. >>> well, you watch the seat clearing fight here on abc2. we're now learning charges against the mta bus driver won't be filed after this on camera fight that was taken by a passenger. spokesman terry owens with mta says police won
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Nov 14, 2012 12:00am EST
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
frost and freeze in the dallas metro area. and new york city, dropping from the 70s in the new york city area, into probably much cooler than that, the 30s and 40s in that zone as we get the cold air. chicago feels like 16 degrees with the windchill. and atlanta, feels like 27. that's a big shot of cold air. i'm lynette charles, foggy note, a chilly note and rapeny note throughout the day. the rain will subside, but the winds will be out there, cool at 3-g, temperature coming in around 50 degrees. in to the evening times starting to get the clouds moving out of here, calling it partly cloudy to mostly clear, setting us up for sunshine on wednesday. temperatures well below average 48 degrees, sunshine towards the end of the week. >>> all right. coming up on "gma," sorry about that. the high school valedictorian on trial for his mother's murder. why his father says he's innocent. >>> plus, the double-life of the bandanna bandit. wait until you hear this story. nine days till christmas and eddy said the toys might not be ready! eddy? the elf! ♪ [ radio announcer ] today's forecast: it's s
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Nov 8, 2012 5:30pm EST
. >> we're tacking about six copies in six different cities. >> reporter: the price varies depending on what you choose. when this comes to the best providers, that's up to you. >> apple is a big name with its icloud. google has a version. microsoft has a version. >> reporter: while you have no control over mother nature and disasters like these, you may finally have a say on what's keep -- keeping what's valuable to you safe. >> the presidential race finally over. >> consumer reporter john matarese shares some bad news that the candidates didn't want to talk about before election day so you don't waste your money. >> reporter: when this comes to the taxes we pay, the presidential election will have no impact at all on the biggest tax hike most americans will see next year. that's because both democrats and republicans are willing to sit back and let this tax hit on january 1st. it doesn't matter if you work on cars for a living or work in a grocery store or have an office job. get ready for less money in your first january paycheck. that's because a secret tax hike is coming with a
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